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Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2013 04:57:04 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: SSHA-512 supported?

On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 05:47:37PM -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> Why yes... yes they would:
> Algorithm  Maximum    Length of    Iterations  Length of  Maximum
>            Password   Salt, base64             Hashed     Length
>            Length                              String,    of Hashed
>                                                base64     Password, base64
> SHA512     255        8 to 24-char 2^4->2^31   86-char    123-char
> The 6 says 6 rounds and not format 06 as we thought.

Frank did have that guess, but it sounded a bit too weird to me.

Anyway, still no luck with rounds=64.


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